Sunday, August 18, 2013

Fingernail Polishes Review

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I wanted to focus today's post on another one of my favorites, fingernail polish. I'm still on a voyage to find a good brand that actually lasts lol.

Well in the mean time here are a few brands that I use

Sally Hansen Hard as Nails Hardener
Sally Hansen Xtreme Wear Nail Color


As much as I love the colors I cant say these are my favorites. I dont know what has happened over the years, but its almost as if the polish doesnt wear long as it used to. I still buy these from time to time because like I said I really like the colors. This isn't a terrible brand I just have to keep retouching my nails often, sometimes the very next day. I do like the price because I've only paid between $2.50 to $3.00. The Sally Hansen Hard as Nails Hardener works really well. I haven't had any issues with it. I also paid $2.50 for this brand. Both polishes are good size bottles; Ive been able to get many uses out of them.

Milani Nail Lacquer


You probably noticed that I have these polishes in variety shades of pink, among the other colors. This has become one of my favorite brands. Ive found the polishes are fast drying and I have to retouch maybe around on the fourth day of wear. The bottles are a decent size I've been able to get many uses out them as well, and the nail brush is easy to apply to my nails. I forgot how much I paid for these, but I don't think it was over $4.00.

Maybelline New York Color Show



I just started using these about a month ago. Ive been pleased, and I like that a lot of polish colors are vibrant and intense. When I polish my nails it doesn't take too long to dry, so thats also a plus. The only things I have issues with are the size of the bottle and the brush is kind of wide. If you noticed in the picture the polish bottle is small. I haven't used a whole bottle yet, but I wish it were bigger. I paid $3.00 for these and I feel the bottle could be a little bigger for the price. Overall I like the polish and I dont have to retouch until about the fourth day.

Those are a few of the brands of polishes I use, what are some brands you find that last long or just like in general?


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  1. okay, only you could pull off that color. I love the Sally Hansen line of nail polish. I have to agree about the price, it is sometimes expensive for the size of the bottle.

    1. Lol Kris! I agree, the prices of some Sally Hansen Nail Polishes can get costly. These weren't too bad though around $3.00 per bottle

  2. Another line of nail polish you might like is Essie. I love all the different colors, my favorite is Mint Candy Apple! :)

    1. Thanks for the suggestion! I will have to give that brand a try!

  3. Barry M also has a great range especially the Gelish ones - they last forever :)

    1. I've heard good reviews on the Barry M polishes. I wish they sold them in the U.S. I've checked out the site and I really like the colors. The shipping is costly though! lol

  4. I agree completely about the Sally Hanson Nail polishes, they aren't as good as they used to be, though I just keep buying them anyway lol! I love the Barry M nail polishes, or the Avon Matte ones have amazing staying power! Great write up! xx

    1. Thanks! I forgot all about the Avon Matte Polishes! lol I tried some colors last year and you're right they're amazing!


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